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So I may be stepping in it here, but I saw this quote and it really made me think.  A lot.

This quote is from Vera Caslavska who is one of only 5 women to win 4 golds at one Olympics and the only woman who has won individual gold in the all around and every event final in women’s gymnastics.   427 more words

Ukraine Adventure in 1968


My Travel Journal Continued: the Russia Leg

Saturday  24th August, 1968 (Day 55 of our journey)

I awoke feeling sick on our 5th day in Russia.  1,823 more words

My Travel Journey

Flash Movie Review: Anthropoid

I always felt I had a decent education; maybe not the top schools, but certainly a well rounded learning experience. Oh, except for a couple of teachers in my early schooling that should not have been allowed to teach. 505 more words


Interview with a Holocaust Survivor | historywithatwist

Frank Grunwald was just 12 years old when he and his family entered the concentration camps. Terezinstadt, Auschwitz, Melk, Mauthausen . . . he was in them all. 12 more words

20th Century

ANTHROPOID -- Espionage Legend on the Big Screen

Bayard & Holmes

~ Piper Bayard & Jay Holmes

ANTHROPOID brings one of history’s legendary espionage events to the big screen – the WWII assassination of SS-Obergruppenführer Reinhard Heydrich by two Czech paratroopers and a few Czech resistance fighters. 765 more words

Bayard & Holmes

Day 953: The Glass Room

The Glass Room is one of the books I’m reading for my Walter Scott Prize project. The novel is inspired by a real house in the Czech Republic designed by… 769 more words